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Alcedo  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 553603

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCoraciiformes  – Motmots, Bee-eaters, Todies, Kingfishers, Rollers, martins-pêcheurs  
                            FamilyAlcedinidae  – Kingfishers  
                                  GenusAlcedo Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Alcedo atthis (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Kingfisher, guarda-rios, Martín pescador común, Martin-pêcheur d'Europe 
                                     Species Alcedo coerulescens Vieillot, 1818 – Cerulean Kingfisher, Martín pescador azulado, Martin-pêcheur aigue-marine, Small Blue Kingfisher 
                                     Species Alcedo euryzona Temminck, 1830 – Blue-banded Kingfisher, Martín pescador bandeado de Java, Martin-pêcheur à large bande, Javan Blue-banded Kingfisher 
                                     Species Alcedo hercules Laubmann, 1917 – Blyth's Kingfisher, Martín pescador hércules, Martin-pêcheur de Blyth 
                                     Species Alcedo meninting Horsfield, 1821 – Blue-eared Kingfisher, Martín pescador meninting, Martin-pêcheur méninting 
                                     Species Alcedo quadribrachys Bonaparte, 1850 – Shining-blue Kingfisher, pica-peixe-azul, Martín pescador brillante, Martin-pêcheur azuré 
                                     Species Alcedo semitorquata Swainson, 1823 – Half-collared Kingfisher, pica-peixe-de-colar, Martín pescador cobalto, Martin-pêcheur à demi-collier 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Alcedo    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Alcedo    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Alcedo   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.11.05, website (version 05-Nov-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Zoonomen Nomenclatural data maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Alcedo   
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